Cerumen Impaction

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What is Cerumen Impaction?

Cerumen is the soft yellow wax secreted by glands in your ear canal, more commonly known as earwax. Cerumen impaction occurs when earwax becomes wedged in (impacted) and blocks the ear canal.


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What It Is
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Cerumen Impaction Causes
Causes
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Cerumen Impaction Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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Cerumen Impaction Diagnosis
Diagnosis
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Cerumen Impaction Symptoms
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Cerumen Impaction Complications
Complications
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Screening for Cerumen Impaction
Screening
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Cerumen Impaction Medications
Medications
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Prevention
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